Technical Manager

Queen's Film Theatre


Salary: £24,028 - £27,831 per annum

Ref: 18/107054

Queen’s University Belfast is one of the leading universities in the UK and Ireland, with a distinguished heritage and history. With over 24,000 students, 3,700 staff and an annual turnover of some £300m, Queen’s University Belfast plays a unique leadership role in Northern Ireland. As a member of the Russell Group of UK research-intensive universities, Queen’s University Belfast combines excellence in research and education with a student centred ethos.

The Queen’s Film Theatre is Northern Ireland’s leading independent cinema, showing a wide range of contemporary, classic and world cinema. QFT is also the lead organisation for Film Hub NI, part of the British Film Institute’s Film Audience Network.

The role of Technical Manager is key to the experience of all users of the venue. Managing all aspects of QFT technical presentations to the highest possible standards, including operation and maintenance of specialist equipment and management of the projection team.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Academic and/or vocational qualifications i.e. NVQ Level 3, A levels in relevant subject (or equivalent)
  • At least 3 years’ experience of film and media projection including 35mm, digital cinema and other formats (e.g. HDcam, Digibeta)
  • At least 3 years’ experience of delivering events including audio-visual, projected and web based elements
  • Supervisory experience

Please note the role may require unsociable hours (i.e. evenings and weekends).

Further information about the Directorate can be found at:

Anticipated interview date: Wednesday 16 January 2019

Salary scale: £24,028 – £27,831 per annum (potential to progress to £29,514 per annum through sustained exceptional contribution)

For full job details and to apply online, click here.

You must clearly demonstrate how you meet the job criteria in your application. For further information or assistance contact: Resourcing Team, Queen’s University Belfast, BT7 1NN (telephone 028 9097 3044 | email:

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit.
It therefore welcomes applications from all sections of society and particularly welcomes applications from people with a disability.

The closing date for this position is 04/01/2019 at 23:59

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